Infrared supercontinua spanning the range 3–14 μm were observed when an intense pulse generated from a CO2 laser was passed into GaAs, AgBr, ZnSe, and CdS crystals. These supercontinua have been qualitatively compared with theoretical predictions.
© 1985 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: July 19, 1985
Manuscript Accepted: September 25, 1985
Published: December 1, 1985
P. B. Corkum, P. P. Ho, R. R. Alfano, and J. T. Manassah, "Generation of infrared supercontinuum covering 3–14 μm in dielectrics and semiconductors," Opt. Lett. 10, 624-626 (1985)